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Wed, 27 Mar 2002

[19:55] Theoretically Speaking

Rich Gibson thoughtfully pointed out the following at tonight's NoCat Network meeting:

"In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are different."

[15:59] Old-Growth Forest Preservation

Today, I signed up with the Citizens' Campaign for Old-Growth Preservation to gather 250 signatures to put the Heritage Tree Preservation Act on the November 2002 California ballot, which would legally preserve of old-growth trees on non-federally owned forestlands in the State of California. Old growth, in this case, is conveniently defined as trees that were alive in 1850, the year California became a state.

I'm doing this because the timber industry is cutting down two-thousand-year-old trees to make deck furniture. Deck furniture! I almost cannot fathom the degree of short-sighted, ignorant selfishness behind this, and become literally ill just contemplating it. California's old-growth redwoods are so beautiful, so magical, and so precious that it almost makes me want to cry, and, by the Goddess, I want my grandchildren (and yours) to be able to experience their majesty for themselves.

Please, I beg of you, if you live in California, please consider helping to collect signatures or providing other assistance to this desperate cause.

[11:36] Zen and the Art of Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Maintenance

Mommy, why don't I feel safer yet?

The Book

Items of Local Interest
· the lovely & talented jo
· our Mapping Hacks blog
· my O'Reilly Net blog
· jo's devlog
· geocoder.us
· Locative US
· NoCat Wireless
· UO Faculty of Cartography
· Locative Media Lab
· World Summit for Free Information Infrastructures

Items of Recent Interest
· boston craigslist > all apartments: search for "cambridge -allston -brighton -somerville -medford"
· Mapping the Neighbourhood
· World Language Mapping System: Worldwide language areas and points for GIS
· ActiveRDF
· Borders in Cyberspace: Conflicting Public Sector Information Policies and their Economic Impacts
· Life with CPAN
· TJ's KMLDocument for Google Earth (+KML Reference)
· Boston Hiking Guide (with MBTA info)
· Calcium: feeding the Coral CDN with FeedTree
· Prototype Dissected - snook.ca
· OpenWrt / RC4 + Capture portal
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Regularly Scheduled Programs
· Testing Range
· Idle Words
· mattw.fn_blog()
· AkuAku
· Anarchogeek
· Laughing Meme
· zephoria
· Aaron Swartz
· Praxis + Parfait
· Accordion Guy
· behind the times
· Oblomovka
· Lawrence Lessig

Activists
· freenetworks.org
· OAEC
· ACCRC
· Ruckus Society
· Old-Growth Preservation

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· Axis of Aevil
· Kirrily "Skud" Robert
· Meng Weng Wong
· Simon Cozens
· Steve McNabb
· Forrest English
· Drew Woods
· Sean Burke
· Nat Torkington

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· Limit of X
· San Matejo de Yabulda
· T.J. Mc
· Forecast Music
· Eric Schwartz
· Pseudopod

21st C. Living
· perl
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· acme's recipe archive

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